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Vanity

In these excerpts from Groundwork of the Christian Virtues, Archbishop Ullathorne examines the connection between pride and vanity: “If we compare pride in its elation to a dark, swelling wave, vanity is the foam upon its surface. If we compare … Continue reading

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Kindness Supplants Pride

Father Faber points out a dilemma: “Few men can do without praise, and there are few circumstances under which a man can be praised without injuring him.” He observes: “Some men can do without the praise of others because their … Continue reading

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External Senses – Part 2 of 3

Continuing his discussion on bringing the five external senses under the control of reason, Father Geiermann addresses the sense of hearing. He writes: “If we do not wish to be imbued with false principles and desire to preserve our hearts … Continue reading

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